Ways to Give

The Benedictine Foundation helps provide philanthropic funds to enable more than 200 children and adults with developmental disabilities and autism achieve their greatest potential and participate as fully as possible in their community, through education, work and home life. See below to learn how you can support this important mission.

Annual Fund

The Annual Fund is critical in filling the gap between funding agencies and the true cost of operating and assuring quality programs and services to those in need. Your contribution goes to work right away and will fund needed projects and program support that has been reviewed and approved by Benedictine’s Board of Directors.

Memorial and
Tribute Gifts

Losing a loved one can be a challenging time. Your gift in memory of a beloved friend or family member can help their legacy live on by impacting the work we do at Benedictine. This can also be a great way to honor a birthday or achievement of a loved one. You can make your gift online or mail your donation to: Benedictine Foundation 14299 Benedictine Lane, Ridgely, MD 21660. Please be sure to note the name of the individual you wish to honor or memorialize. For more information, please contact the Foundation office at (410)634-2292.

Gift of Stocks

A gift of stock is a great way to advance our mission at Benedictine. If you have stock that has appreciated in value, you may consider giving securities as a year-end gift. Giving long-term appreciated stock offers multiple benefits. First, you receive an immediate income tax deduction for the fair market value of the securities on the date of transfer, no matter what you originally paid for them. Second, you pay no capital gains tax on the transfer when the stock is sold. To make a gift of stock to Benedictine, inform your broker of your intention and have him or her call the Foundation office at (410)634-2292.

Workplace Giving

Did you know that you may be able to double the impact of your gift to Benedictine? See if your employer is one of the many across the country that will match your contribution and see how you can double your impact on the lives changed by Benedictine.

Maryland Charity Campaign
This annual program allows current and retired State employees to support their favorite charity, including Benedictine through payroll deductions.
America's Charities
America’s Charities inspires employees and organizations to support causes they care about through workplace giving campaigns.

Planned Giving

We are pleased that you have an interest in learning about the many benefits of making a planned gift. If you have any questions about the best way for you to benefit through a planned gift, please contact the Foundation office at (410)634-2292. A member of our Planned Giving Team will be very pleased to help you.